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Lindsey King and Madison Mason, both eighth graders at Letcher Middle School, paid property taxes during the Letcher County Reality Store at the Letcher County Extension Office. All eighth graders in Letcher County recently explored career choices and made budgetary decisions in a simulation to help prepare them for adulthood. Participants were given a mock monthly salary for a chosen career and were asked to deduct taxes, determine a savings amount and purchase necessary and luxury items.

Lindsey King and Madison Mason, both eighth graders at Letcher Middle School, paid property taxes during the Letcher County Reality Store at the Letcher County Extension Office. All eighth graders in Letcher County recently explored career choices and made budgetary decisions in a simulation to help prepare them for adulthood. Participants were given a mock monthly salary for a chosen career and were asked to deduct taxes, determine a savings amount and purchase necessary and luxury items.

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